At the Nairobi Summit, Spotlighting the Reproductive Rights of Women and Girls

At the Nairobi summit marking the 25th anniversary of the International Conference on Population Development, a session focusing on indigenous women and girls featured Tarcila Rivera Zea Chirapaq of Chirapaq, a nonprofit group in Lima, Peru.
  • Universal access to sexual and reproductive health and rights as a part of universal health coverage.
  • Financing required to complete the ICPD program of action and to sustain the gains that have been made.
  • Drawing on demographic diversity to drive economic growth and achieve sustainable development.
  • Ending gender-based violence and other harmful practices.
  • Upholding the right to sexual and reproductive healthcare even in humanitarian and fragile contexts.



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